Broken by Lies – 4 Stars

broken lies

Rebecca Shea

Bound and Broken Series (Book 1)

Release Date: February 17, 2015

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book blurb

I had no idea how much I would love Alex the day he walked into my life.
He changed everything.
The way I breathed.
The way I thought.
The way I loved.
He brought me back to life.
He gave me strength and a safe place to land.

And then he broke me.

Finding Emilia was a chance to do something good for once in my life.
I wanted to change.
She believed I was her savior.
I ached to be.
She found her way into my heart and claimed it as her safe place.
I should be telling her the truth about me…instead I break her with lies.

This book is a New Adult Romance and contains mature subject matter.

It is not intended for those under 17 years of age.

about the author

Rebecca Shea

Rebecca Shea is the USA Today Bestselling author of the Unbreakable series, including: Unbreakable, Undone, and Unforgiven. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her family and her beagle. From the time Rebecca could read she has had a passion for books. Rebecca spends her days working and her nights writing, bringing stories to life. Born and raised in Minnesota, Rebecca moved to Arizona in 1999 to escape the bitter winters. When not working or writing, she can be found on the sidelines of her sons football games, or watching her daughter at ballet class. Rebecca is fueled by insane amounts of coffee, margaritas, Laffy Taffy (except the banana ones), and happily ever afters.

Author’s Links

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my review

4 Stars

Broken by Lies by Rebecca Shea was an intense ride.  The book starts with a tragedy and never stops moving forward – it’s a fast paced storyline.  I thought it was suspenseful and often times deceptive. What you think you know or conclusions that you draw – turn out to be completely incorrect. It leaves you feeling unsure of who you should trust or fear.

Alex is immediately bewitched by Emilia – to her beauty and to the purity of her character. You quickly believe in the developing relationship between Alex and Emilia – even though it starts unconventionally – because their chemistry and passion is off the charts.  More than anything though, Alex wants to help and protect Emilia even though his world is the most dangerous place for her.

But you want this romance and Alex for Emilia.  Her life has been so difficult and she just needs something to go right.  She’s very innocent and could be annoying but I liked her character.  She endeared herself to me and I was rooting for her to get a happy ending.

Their romance is not without hiccups and the book ends with a cliffhanger.  There are several twists and turns that make the story come alive and that make you intrigued to read the next chapter. Its exciting and entertaining. I genuinely like the plot and truly enjoyed reading Broken by Lies.  I would highly recommend it.

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